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Azzedine Alaia

 (1935 - 2017)
Azzedine Alaia was active/lived in France, Tunisia.  Azzedine Alaia is known for fashion design of women's clothing.

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"Azzedine Alaïa, Fashion’s Most Independent Designer, Is Dead at 82," by Vanessa Friedman, November 18, 2017, Obituary, The New York Times

Azzedine Alaïa, one of the greatest and most uncompromising designers of the 20th and 21st centuries, died on Saturday in Paris. He was 82.

His company said the cause was a heart attack.

Known as a sculptor of the female form, and worn by women from Michelle Obama to Lady Gaga, Mr. Alaïa was equally famous for his rejection of the fashion system and his belief that it had corrupted the creative power of what could be an art form.

He rarely hewed to the official show calendar, preferring to reveal his work when he deemed it ready, as opposed to when retailers or press de   ...  Displaying 750 of 6205 characters.

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